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DALLAS (AP) — In the months after Doug Robinson started driving a truck, he noticed his clothes were increasingly more snug-fitting. He was already overweight but soon realized that spending up to 11 hours behind the wheel, frequently eating fast...
PORTER, Ind. (AP) — Northwestern Indiana's congested railroad corridors will see some upgrades with $71 million in federal money to help speed the flow of passenger and freight trains and perhaps help progress on a Chicago-to-Detroit high-speed...
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal regulators have proposed a $3.7 million civil penalty against the Canadian owner of a pipeline that ruptured in 2010, dumping more than 800,000 gallons of oil into a southwestern Michigan river. The U.S....
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Transportation is giving grants of $750,000 to South Bend Regional Airport and $500,000 to Evansville Regional Airport to improve airline service. The South Bend airport will use its grant and $475,000...
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South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND - The South Bend Regional Airport has received a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to try to establish low-cost, westbound air service. The federal grant, which was announced Tuesday, would be matched with $475,000 from...
Tags: Frontier Airlines Inc., Marketing
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Carl Levin says the Ann Arbor Transportation Authority is getting $2.1 million in federal aid toward the costs of using new hybrid-electric buses. The Michigan Democrat said Thursday that the grant comes from the...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Transportation says the use of smokeless electronic cigarettes on airplanes is prohibited and plans to issue an official ban this spring. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says the department...
Tags: Frank Lautenberg, New Jersey
The National Transportation Safety Board released new details Wednesday on its investigation into last month's train derailment and explosion in Rosedale, finding that more chemicals were released in the crash than originally reported. NTSB...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp was granted time by regulators to carry out a second round of testing on the ruptured Pegasus oil pipeline, after the firm said an initial investigation into the reason the nearly 70-year-old line failed was not...
Bob Calhoun, a former state lawmaker said last week the Virginia Port Authority violated the spirit of a lobbying ban he helped craft in 1994. Calhoun for seven years worked as the state lobbyist for another Virginia-based transportation authority,...
Delivery of the CTA's new rail cars was suspended for the past month because of another quality-control problem at the Bombardier Transportation manufacturing plant in upstate New York, the Tribune has learned. The stoppage May 3 followed a halt to...
ReutersBy Mitch Lipka May 31 (Reuters) - Trying to find the best deal for a flight used to be a lot easier. All you had to do was look at the price of airfare - and you could easily compare one to the next. Not anymore. As the summer travel season ramps up,...
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